Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story | How the Pianola Played a Part in Hedy Lamarr’s Invention | Blog | American Masters | PBS

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story | How the Pianola Played a Part in Hedy Lamarr’s Invention | Blog | American Masters | PBS:

Using this household novelty, the pianola, in a brand new way for his music, along with a chance meeting of Lamarr, resulted in the concept of frequency hopping, which was developed as a secure radio communication system in World War II and is the basis of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology today. To learn more about Lamarr and Antheil’s invention, be sure to tune in to “Bombshell” this Friday, May 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) or watch online beginning May 19.

STAR OF THE WEEK: JEAN HARLOWGracing us with her presence for…

STAR OF THE WEEK: JEAN HARLOW

Gracing us with her presence for a mere 26 years, actress Jean Harlow left the screen and this life far too soon. And yet, in spite of her short career this blonde bombshell appeared in hit after hit, including the memorable movies seen here. https://www.filmstruck.com/us/watch/bundle/1520000664